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Caregiver 101 HESSCO Workshop

“Caregiver 101” provides information on community resources, support and respite services for elders and their family caregivers. Participants will receive materials to create a caregiver notebook and will learn successful strategies for managing elder care planning and family decision making. This training is not for professionals.

Sessions are held monthly in the HESSCO large conference room. HESSCO’s offices are located on One Merchant Street in Sharon about 2 miles north of Gillette Stadium on the corner of US Route 1 North. Every other month, the training will be held from 10 to 11:30, in between it takes place from 4:30 to 6pm.

To register call Kristin Heuwold, Family Caregiver Specialist, at 781-784-4944 Ext. 238 or email

This program is funded by a Title IIIE grant of the Older Americans Act through HESSCO. The educational offering is free although donations are greatly appreciated.

The HESSCO Family Caregiver Support Program is an initiative of the National Family Caregiver Support Program with support from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs.